Animals are sentient beings, capable of suffering and feeling pain, but what does this mean in a society where so many are treated as unfeeling objects?
This page will give the basic tenets of animal rights, explain the distinction between animal rights and animal welfare, answer some frequently asked questions, and track some of major achievements of the animal rights movement.
Racism should have no part in the animal protection movement, but since racism so thoroughly permeates our society, it does sometimes rear its ugly head.
Whether it's a holiday, birthday, graduation or other occasion, choosing a gift for a vegan might seem like walking through a mine field.
Here are some do's and don't's for vegan gift giving. I played the Fur and Feathers board game with my husband, our 9 year old and our 3 year old.
This review explains the pros and cons and answers the question, "About how many cats are there in the world?
" Review of the documentary film 'Earthlings' on DVD.
Two-thirds of the footage is undercover videos, taking the viewer to places where video cameras would probably never be allowed, including a circus elephant training facility, where an elephant trainer explains to a new employee how to dig the hook into an elephant’s flesh and twist it in order to teach the elephant to obey.
Anthropocentrism, Rene Descartes and Immanuel Kant: How philosophical views of animals in the past continue to shape our views of animals and animal rights today.Part one of a four-part series on elephants in circuses.Portrayals of animal exploitation often depict the animals either as willing participants in their own exploitation, or encourage the viewer to laugh at the animals' plight.Either way, we are not supposed to consider their oppression, suffering and deaths seriously.An intimate relationship is an interpersonal relationship that involves physical and/or emotional intimacy.Physical intimacy is characterized by friendship, platonic love, romantic love or sexual activity.